Blockchain security firm CipherTrace secures $15M investment

Blockchain security firm CipherTrace has secured VC funding of $15 million, with support from some of the most experienced investors in the cryptocurrency sector including Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital. The company, which provides compliance solutions and technologies for crypto exchanges, banks and regulators, has been tracking criminal activity around cryptocurrency sector since 2011. The funding…

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Can PUBG Chat System Be A Threat To The Cryptocurrency Firm

A cryptocurrency company in Istanbul filed a complaint to the police that a huge amount of their money in Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple stolen. After a detailed investigation of the Istanbul Cyber Crime Branch Office found that two virtual money accounts of the company hacked. Resulting in 13 million lira of crypto money transferred from…

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Power Ledger Blockchain Firm Signs Deal with Japanese Green Energy Supplier

Western Australian blockchain startup Power Ledger will partner with Japanese renewable energy firm Sharing Energy. The deal will see he solar panel provider team utilise Power Ledger’s distributed ledger to track consumption of clean energy. The initial pilot will focus on just 100 customers of the Japan-based green energy firm. This, according to Power Ledger,…

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Tech Firm Run By Doctors Turns To The Blockchain For Fighting Healthcare Fraud

When a psychiatrist makes a schizophrenia diagnosis, it can alter a patient’s life forever. Such a diagnosis is often accompanied by prescription drugs that alter the way the patient thinks. But imagine if that doctor were an impostor. That’s exactly what happened in 2015–2016, when Scott Redman stole the identity of a physician and treated…

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Steve Wozniak Steps Into Blockchain Based Venture Capital Firm

Venture Capital: EQUI Global EQUI Global is a technology focusing venture capital fund that combines traditional investing principles with a blockchain ‘backend’. Having a blockchain-powered backend allows value to be realized and then traded in the open market through EquiToken. Steve Wozniak as co-founder of EQUI Global will add significant value by identifying potential tech-companies…

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A Mining Firm Receives Bomb Threat for Making Noise

A Norwegian mining firm received a bomb threat on 11th August 2018, which was explicitly related to the amount of noise being produced as a result of mining. If you have ever lived near a mining rig, you must be aware that it happens to be one heck of a hardware and if several machines…

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Mining Malware Hits UK Firms

The latest research has shown that almost 30 percent of the businesses based in the UK have confirmed that their infrastructure has been hit by a crypto mining malware in July 2018. With new ICOs launching every week and the awareness growing among the masses, such threats are enough to sabotage the businesses from entering…

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Blockchain Security Firm, BitGo, Now Supports Privacy-Centric Zcash Cryptocurrency | BTCMANAGER

BitGo, a California-based blockchain security firm offering institutional grade custodial services for a variety of cryptocurrencies, is now supporting Zcash, as announced by the firm on July 25, 2018. Security Meets Privacy Created in 2013 by Mike Belshe and Ben Davenport, BitGo claims to be the world’s largest processor of on-chain bitcoin transactions, handling a…

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Novogratz's Crypto Firm Incurs $134 Million In Q1 Losses

The cryptocurrency market hasn’t had the most successful start to 2018, with prices declining by over 60%, and speculative investors leaving the market en-masse. According to a press release relayed by Business Insider, the market’s misfortune has also impacted the operation of Mike Novogratz’s cryptocurrency-centric firm. As per the financial statements of Q1 of 2018,…

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Why Kakao, Korea’s Biggest Internet Firm, Was Forced to Pivot From ICO to DApp

Ground X Corp, the blockchain venture arm of Kakao established in Switzerland, initially planned to conduct an initial coin offering (ICO) outside of South Korea to circumvent the country’s ban on domestic ICOs. In South Korea, investors are permitted to invest in foreign ICOs but are not allowed to participate in domestic token sales. However,…

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Hong Kong VC Firm Invests $160 Million in World's First Security Token Exchange

A Hong Kong venture capital firm has reportedly agreed to invest $160 million in Chinese security token exchange tZero. As reported by China Money Network, Hong Kong-based GSR Capital has entered into a $160 million purchasing agreement with the security token exchange tO.com Inc (tZERO) for its security tokens at US$10 per token. GSR Invests $160…

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Tether Issue Further Transparency Update Following Report From EX-FBI Directors Firm

Tether have received a great deal of scrutiny for their flagship USDT product across the last 6-8 months, with many speculators expressing their belief that the company didn’t hold equivalent U.S. dollar reserves to match all of the Tether tokens in circulation. As is all too often the case within the cryptocurrency community, disinformation leads…

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Tether is Fully Backed Says Law Firm According to Tether

Freeh, Sporkin & Sullivan LLP (FSS), a Washington-based law firm formed by three former judges, including a former FBI director, says tether is fully backed with dollars. In a report hosted by Tether, they say: “FSS is confident that Tether’s unencumbered assets exceed the balance of fully-backed USD Tethers in circulation as of June 1st,…

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Firm Hopes to Fight Crypto Ad Ban With ICO Website Designed For Companies and Consumers

A website that tracks initial coin offerings (ICOs) says its platform can help crypto startups reach potential investors amid a recent clampdown on advertising imposed by some of the biggest players in Silicon Valley. Facebook fired the starting pistol at the end of January by declaring it will start banning ads for cryptocurrencies and ICOs…

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Blockchain VR Leader ImmVRse Secures Partnership With Award-winning Security Firm Entersoft

Virtual Reality (VR) proponents ImmVRse have announced yet another partnership, this time with security firm Entersoft, as ImmVRse strengthens its bid to become one of the most recognized names in the VR and augmented reality (AR) industry. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article Entersoft is an award-winning global security outfit and will be given the…

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